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Binance Labs Leads $12M Series A+ Investment in WOO Network

Binance Labs has reportedly invested $12 million in WOO Network as the two parties focus on further expanding their long-standing relationship. As mentioned in an update from Binance Labs, the investment will aim to “support WOO Network’s rapid expansion through talent acquisition, research and development,… Read More

CoinSmart CEO Comments on Binance Predicament in Canada

CoinSmart Financial Inc., one of the first digital asset trading platforms to be registered as a restricted dealer under securities laws across Canada, has shared some perspective on the Binance Canada predicament. Earlier today, it was reported that Binance Canada had been registered as a… Read More

Binance Canada Registered to Operate as Money Service Business, OSC Says Not So Fast [u]

Binance Canada, or Binance Canada Capital Markets, Inc., has been registered as a Money Service Business (MSB), The Calgary-based operation is registered to provide foreign exchange dealing, money transferring, and dealing in “virtual currencies.” The registration is good until December 2024. As shared with CI,… Read More

Binance Acquires Remaining Shares of Swipe, a Crypto Visa Card Firm

Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, has acquired the remaining shares of Swipe, a Visa card platform that enables users to spend crypto. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Binance acquired a majority portion of Swipe in 2020. According to a… Read More

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Explains Why Digital Asset Firm Welcomes Proper Regulations for Crypto Industry

Zhao Changpeng

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao or CZ notes that there are many “misconceptions” out there about crypto and that he will address a few of them. For example, many people say that “Regulation is bad for crypto.” According to CZ, we should not hold such a simplistic… Read More

Binance backed Shark Metaverse StarSharks Secures $4.8M via Private Round

StarSharks, a community-led gaming ecosystem dedicated to players creating, sharing and building together, is pleased to confirm the closing of a $4.8 million private round. The shark Metaverse will use the proceeds to create “exciting new games and nurture the community,” according to a release…. Read More

Bitcoin #1 on Social Media’s Top 10 Most Popular Cryptocurrencies List

There was no surprises at the top when GlobalData released the top 10 cryptocurrencies for 2021 in terms of how many social media conversations they generated through the year, up to Dec. 9. Twitter and Reddit feeds were monitored. Bitcoin generated close to 900,000 discussions… Read More

Binance Labs Makes Strategic Investment in League of Kingdoms to Enhance Web 3.0 Gaming Industry

Binance Labs, the venture capital and innovation incubation division of Binance, has reportedly invested in the League of Kingdoms (LoK), which claims to be the world’s first decentralized MMO NFT strategy game built on Ethereum (ETH). In LoK, players are able to build various kingdoms… Read More

Following Investment in HG Exchange, Binance Shutters Singapore Crypto Exchange

Binance has shut down its Singapore-facing crypto exchange. The news follows a series of events that have eventually led to Binance exiting the top Asian Fintech market with a wholly owned trading platform. Binance Singapore was originally granted an exemption from holding a license under… Read More

Gaia EverWorld Acquires Polygon Grant, Partners With Binance for NFT Initiatives

Following a seed round, the Gaia EverWorld team has announced an NFT sale via a collaboration with the Binance NFT marketplace, as well as securing a grant from the Polygon Foundation, and “completed a successful IDO.” The land sale will “allow Gaia EverWorld to claim… Read More

Binance NFT Claims It Has Become Largest Centralized NFT Gaming Platform: Report

Video games, the Metaverse and NFTs are all becoming increasingly popular in the digital age. Binance NFT claims it has become the largest centralized NFT gaming platform. Since June of this year, Binance NFT has become one of the largest centralized NFT gaming marketplace, onboarding… Read More

Crypto Trading App TabTrader Celebrates $5.8M Series A, Preparing For TTT Token Drop

Cryptocurrency trading mobile app TabTrader announced today it closed a $5.8 million Series A round led by BitMEX Ventures. Also participating in the round were Hashkey Capital, Spartan Capital, SGH Capital, SOSV, and Artesian Venture Partners. Based in Amsterdam, TabTrader said it has more than 400,000… Read More

Binance Looking for Investments from Sovereign Wealth Funds, Hopes to Offset Regulatory Pressure: Report

Binance is said to be approaching sovereign wealth funds to invest in the world’s largest crypto exchange. Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, has largely been able to avoid the growing concern of global financial regulators and an increasing desire to reign in… Read More

Binance Founder CZ Calls for Global Crypto Regulation

Zhao Changpeng

In a blog post on Binance today, founder Changpeng Zhao, or CZ, has issued a call for global crypto regulation to “help ensure the industry will continue to innovate responsibly while ensuring a healthy path forward for future growth.” Crypto is deemed as lacking sufficient… Read More

Binance Smart Chain, a DeFi and NFT Marketplace Infrastructure, Announces $100M Talent Development Program

Binance Smart Chain (BSC), the decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible token (NFT) infrastructure, has confirmed its plans of working with information technology universities internationally via the $100 million Talent Development (TD) program that is “focused on advancing research, education, and career opportunities in crypto and… Read More

Binance Shares Updates on its Approach to Innovation, Regulation, and Future of the Crypto Industry

The team at digital assets firm Binance notes that the crypto and blockchain industry has grown considerably during the past few years, both from a technology adoption and “new user perspective.” When they launched Binance, they decided that it would be their “unwavering” commitment to… Read More

Binance Labs, Binance’s VC Part and Incubator, Backs Music NFT Platform Melos Studio

Binance Labs, the VC and incubator of Binance, has invested in Melos Studio, a Web 3.0 music NFT platform as the NFT market expands. Binance Labs is expected to provide Melos Studio with technology, consultation, and incubation services. Melos Studio will contribute to Binance ecosystem… Read More

Former Dubai Financial Services Authority Director Appointed as Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer by Binance

The team at digital assets firm Binance notes that they are pleased to confirm the appointment of Mark McGinness, former Head of International Relations at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Mark joins Binance as its Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer, the announcement revealed. Binance CEO… Read More

Binance.US Appoints Brian Shroder as CEO, After Serving as President Since Sept 2021

Binance.US announced on October 8, 2021 (Friday) that Brian Shroder has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Shroder was appointed President of Binance.US in September of this year and has been assisting with leading the firm’s strategy and execution, fundraising, business and corporate development “as well… Read More

Binance Appoints Tigran Gambarayan as VP of Global Intelligence and Investigations, Matthew Price as Senior Director of Investigations

Digital assets firm Binance is pleased to confirm that they’ve hired Tigran Gambaryan, a former special agent of the Internal Revenue Service—Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Cyber Crimes Unit in Washington, D.C. Tigran joins Binance as Vice President of Global Intelligence and Investigations after working for around… Read More

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